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Greater Boston arts

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: DCA collecting area. Do not use as an approved LC subject; see Art -- Massachusetts -- Boston for this purpose.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

2019 accessions, 1875 -- 2016

Call Number: UA133.014
Scope and Contents This series records include administrative, certification and accreditation, development, exhibition, facilities, financial, and education records including minutes; reports; correspondence; committee records; course catalogs; self-studies; clippings; photos, slides, and audiovisual materials recording exhibits and student and faculty work; building plans and architectural records; scrapbooks; and some art supplies. Materials date from 1875 to 2016. Administrative records from...
Dates: 1875 -- 2016

Arthur W. Row Papers

Call Number: MS090
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence and published works of Arthur W. Row; prepublication material including annotated drafts; and theater-related books, photographs, ephemera and objects he collected. Ephemera include theater programs, scrapbooks, and clippings. Objects include stage costumes and jewelry.
Dates: 1864 -- 1938

Danielle Abrams Papers

Call Number: MS279
Overview Contains the papers of Tufts professor and performance artist Danielle Abrams, including audio and video recordings, photographs, idea notebooks, and other records related to her artwork and career.
Dates: circa 1950 -- 2022; Majority of material found within circa 1993 -- 2022

Donald Sur Papers

Call Number: MS133
Scope and Contents This collection contains original musical compositions, concert programs, correspondence and manuscripts of the Korean-American composer and musicologist, Donald Sur.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 -- 1999; 1965 -- 1999

Doris Holmes Eyges Journals

Call Number: MS079
Scope and Contents This collection contains Doris Holmes Eyges' daily journals in a series of bound volumes, from 1957 until 2000. Doris Holmes Eyges was a poet and taught courses at Tufts University and Wellesley College. She was married to the poet John Holmes until his death in 1962. She married Leonard Eyges in 1969.
Dates: 1957 -- 2000

Earl Stanley and Charles H. Stewart Theater Collection

Call Number: MS173
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the history of theater collected by Earl Stanley Stewart and his father, Charles H. Stewart. There is a particular emphasis on the theater scene in the greater Boston area in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 -- 1970; 1880 -- 1995

Elizabeth Ahn Toupin Papers

Call Number: MS064
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Elizabeth Ahn Toupin, former Jackson College Director of Student Affairs and Assistant Dean and Tufts Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education. It contains biographical information, material related to Toupin’s professional activities, correspondence, photographs, cookbooks and other publications, speeches, an oral history, and unpublished manuscripts, including the incomplete memoirs of her years at Tufts. It also contains...
Dates: 1935 -- 2013

Frank E. Fowle Collection

Call Number: MS089
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly programs and published and unpublished playscripts from amateur productions that Fowle was involved with in the greater Boston area. It also includes a series of scrapbooks from productions in the Boston area from 1883-1930.
Dates: 1852 -- 1980

Henry Y. Porter Theater Memorabilia Collection

Call Number: MS003
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of photographs, scrapbooks, cartes de visite, and cabinet card photo album depicting various theater and musical personalities primarily from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Also included are photographs, prints, and clippings of various political, military, and judicial figures, from the 1800s to the 1980s. There are an estimated 10,000 images. The primary focus of the collection is people involved in music, theater, opera, and government.Porter...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 -- 1950; 1722 -- 1999

John A. Holmes Papers

Call Number: MS007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescript and handwritten manuscripts of poems and other writings, correspondence, notebooks, scrapbooks compiled by Holmes, family materials, and book and manuscript materials pertaining to Robert Frost, collected by Holmes. The bulk of the material dates from the period 1930-1960, when Holmes was most active in his writing career, and consists of manuscripts of poems, including many in multiple revisions. Correspondents include Robert Frost, Archibald...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 -- 1960; 1813 -- 1998